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Whistleblower Act encourages reporting, protects employees
October 3, 2017

whistlePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington state’s “Whistleblower Act,” RCW 42.40, was enacted to encourage state employees to report improper governmental actions. A whistleblower is entitled to protection from reprisal or retaliatory action.

Cleveland police launching anti-bias training developed by WSU
October 3, 2017

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – Two hundred patrol officers in the Cleveland police department will undergo training to recognize their subconscious biases using a simulator developed by an assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing.

Private support for WSU tops $122 Million in FY2017
October 2, 2017

By Trevor Durham, University Development

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University supporters committed $21.6 million in private support in June — a record for that month — to bring WSU’s total fundraising activity to more than $122.6 million in gifts, grants, revocable commitments and other contributions during Fiscal Year 2017.

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Grant will create fellowships for researchers with disabilities at WSU
September 11, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities.

Campus climate, DACA, university update focus of town hall meeting
September 8, 2017

By Meredith Metsker, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University is focusing on action when it comes to balancing the budget and addressing concerns about campus climate and the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Kirk Schulz said Tuesday.

Reducing opioid use via online pain management focus of $2.5M study
September 7, 2017

 By Addy Hatch, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, is joining a team of scientists who’ll lead a federally funded, $2.5 million study investigating whether an online pain management program can help patients with chronic pain reduce or eliminate the amount of prescription opioids they take.

Sept. 11-15: WSU Staff Appreciation Week
September 6, 2017

By Stephanie Rink, Carson College of Business

wsu logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Take a pause to celebrate the hard work of WSU staff at Staff Appreciation Week events from Sept. 11-15, sponsored by the Administrative Professional Advisory Council.

2017 Global Case Competition registration now open
September 5, 2017

By Hunter Jones, Office of International Programs

Dignity Before Detention WSU global competition team PULLMAN, Wash. – Registration for the 2017 Global Case Competition is now open. Registration will be open until all teams are filled and meet the competition requirements.

Enterprise Systems migrating applications from mainframe to Cloud
August 31, 2017

By Jacqueline Southwick, Information Technology Services

palouse cloudsPULLMAN, Wash. – For more than three decades, WSU’s IBM mainframe — a highly secure and reliable platform for large-scale online and batch transaction processing — has effectively managed WSU’s business applications.

Training, mentoring needed to support department chairs
August 31, 2017

By McKenna Miller, intern, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Despite playing a critical role in the academic success of higher education, department chairs are among the least studied and most misunderstood management position.

Things college students should consider before getting a pet
August 30, 2017

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is recommending that college students consider all aspects of pet ownership before taking the plunge.

Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors welcome new leader, broader mission
August 29, 2017

By Ann Goos, Director of Public Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has elevated the university’s Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors program to a Presidential Task Force status and appointed associate professor Amit Dhingra to lead the program.

Peer support important for men in accelerated nursing degree programs
August 29, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

male_nurse_wsu_spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Peer and mentor support can help students succeed in high-stress, accelerated nursing degree programs and might be especially important for men in those programs, according to a study conducted by faculty from the Washington State University College of Nursing.